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Want to reach out? Our CEO, Petrina Fraccaro can be contacted on CEO@cfqld.org.au or (07) 3359 8000 and 0412 134 820. 

Navigating your way with Government Funding

Navigating your way with Government Funding

     Will my child maintain access to a Health Care Card for life? What about other Government funded programs? Cystic Fibrosis Queensland and Trusted Care are often asked these questions and while no two cases are the same, the following guideline has been created to...

65 Roses for Cystic Fibrosis Month of May

65 Roses for Cystic Fibrosis Month of May

May is the national Cystic Fibrosis Federation of Australia month whereby we come together to support our community by raising funds and awareness themed around the number 65. Why the number 65? “Sixty-five roses” is how children around the world are taught to...

Cystic Fibrosis and the NDIS

Cystic Fibrosis and the NDIS

I am a person living with cystic fibrosis, can I apply for the NDIS? Yes. What does that mean for you? As a person living with cystic fibrosis, you are eligible for assessment to participate in the NDIS. You can apply for the NDIS here (hyperlink...

Navigating the NDIS with Trusted Care

Navigating the NDIS with Trusted Care

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has been running for more than eight years connecting people with disabilities to information and services, yet at Trusted Care, we are regularly contacted from people who say it is still too complicated to navigate...

All I want for Christmas is an equitable disability sector

All I want for Christmas is an equitable disability sector

Like all of you, my personal ambition is to make sure that everyone with cystic fibrosis can live their life to the fullest. The teams at Cystic Fibrosis Queensland and Trusted Care wants to ensure that the cystic fibrosis community receives the best care, the right...

Where there’s a Will, there’s a way

Where there’s a Will, there’s a way

Often, when people think of estate planning, they focus on the consequences following death. As a result, they often do not appreciate that there are many documents which need to be properly drafted as part of their estate planning. Of those, the Will is a key...

How do you want to be remembered?

How do you want to be remembered?

Join the fight to breathe and leave a gift in your will to Cystic Fibrosis Queensland. Leaving Cystic Fibrosis Queensland in your Will is a wonderful way to leave a legacy and the gift of life to some of the most vulnerable people in our community. This may even be...

Mental health care – getting the support you need

Mental health care – getting the support you need

We all experience challenging emotional issues at different times. We can’t always deal with these on our own. If you feel you need help and it’s not an emergency, it’s best to see your doctor. When you see your doctor, they’ll assess what help you need. This could...